Category Archives: Human Equality

Where are the women African leaders?

Gender Parity By Donald Armbrecht Progress towards closing the gender gap in politics has been slow, according to data accumulated by UN Wom [...]

Mini-skirt march exposes Kenya?

By Staff Reporter ‘A woman has the right to dress the way she sees fit,’ protesters proclaim, but many argue that ‘scantily clad’ wo [...]

South Africa’s “WHITES ONLY” town

By Staff Reporter   In the sparsely populated Karoo desert in the heart of South Africa’s Northern Cape, apartheid lives on. I sp [...]

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela ‘launches legal claim to Nelson Mandela’s home’

By Staff Reporter Winnie Madikizela-Mandela reportedly launches legal claim to Nelson Mandela’s home in Qunu Winnie Madikizela-Mandela cla [...]

Zimbabwe finally accepts Dual Citizenship

By Staff Reporter Saudi to open up $531bn stock market Hwati explores culture through found objects There is a scramble for Zimbabwean citiz [...]

Sudan death row woman Meriam Ibrahim re-arrested

By Staff Reporter Ibrahim arrested with husband and two children at Khartoum airport one day after she was released on orders of appeal cour [...]

Sudan death sentence woman ‘freed’

By Staff Reporter Meriam Ibrahim gave birth to a baby daughter in prison A Sudanese woman sentenced to death for abandoning her Islamic fait [...]

Safety of journalists essential to vibrant, democratic societies, UN rights chief stresses

By Staff Reporter “Sound, bold and independent” journalism is vital in any democratic society, the United Nations human rights chief dec [...]

Rape ‘routine’ in DR Congo prisons

By Staff Reporter Freedom From Torture says rape is being used to intimidate women Security officials “routinely” rape women in [...]

As Mugabe continues to bash homosexuals, Zanu PF spokesman comes out as gay

By Staff Reporter Psychology Maziwisa with Peter Roebuck at a graduation ceremony A ZIMBABWEAN government adviser has made startling claims [...]

When a sitting President alleges vote rigging-Malawi

‪#‎MalawiVote2014‬ Full statement by President Joyce Banda alleging that Elections have been rigged My Fellow Malawians I wish to than [...]

Mugabe checks in Singapore hospital

By Staff Reporter Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe. (File, AP)  Video footage has emerged showing Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabearri [...]

Aboriginal People as Victims of Crime in Canada

By Staff Reporter Special Reports Aboriginal peoples made up 4% of Canada‘s population in 2006 among whom 60% identified as First Nati [...]

Illicit financial flows-Africa’s new imperialism?

By Staff Reporter Special Report The Relevance of Curtailing Illicit Financial Flows  The African Union Commission (AUC) has turned the spo [...]

Dictator Swaziland King’s personal budget boosted to $61million for 2014

By Staff Reporter Swaziland‘s King Mswati III accompanied by his wife greets staff of the Taj Hotel on May 11, 2013 in Cape Town, Sout [...]

Tanzania’s played a pivotal role in defeating Aparthied

By Staff Reporter A section of the Dar es Salaam skyline. Many historic buildings – some of which have been demolished – hold a largely [...]

Is the Rainbow nation losing focus?

By Staff Reporter THE PRESIDENT of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, is a folksy sort of politician and seems not to relish stuffily formal occasion [...]

As world celebrated #WorldPressFreedomDay,police in Zimbabwe ban pre authorised marches

By Staff Reporter Police today banned a World Press Freedom Day march organised by Zimbabwe Association of Community Radio Stations (Zacras) [...]

100 information heroes #worldpressFREEDOMday

By Staff Reporter For the first time ever, Reporters Without Borders is publishing a list of profiles of “100 information heroes” for Wo [...]

“We are sorry for killing 65,000 Namibians 100 years ago”-Germany

By Staff Reporter First positive signs as Namibia’s former colonial master Germany apologizes for genocide that killed 65,000 from Her [...]

South African democracy is 20 today-The story in pictures

By Staff Reporter It has been 20 years since the birth of democracy. South Africans have the freedom to enjoy rights many have fought for. T [...]

UN names 21 countries where rape has is a “weapon of war”

By Staff Reporter A new UN report names 21 countries where rape and other sexual violence has been committed in current and recent conflicts [...]

As EU hosts Africa,52 journalists are rotting in cells #PressFreedom

By Staff Reporter #FreedomofSpeech is a #HumanRight 52 journalists are in jail on African continent (CPJ) Eritrea-28 and is 3rd highest glob [...]

Egypt sentences 529 Morsi supporters to death in one of the largest mass trials in decades

By Staff Reporter There is widespread international condemnation of Egypt’s policy of persecuting supporters of ousted President Morsi [...]

“Cold War” resurfaces as West imposes ‘sanctions’ on Kremlin over Crimea.

By Staff Reporter Russia has ignored West’s concern over Crimea Referendum West has always argued that the referendum lacked internati [...]

Pascal Simbikangwa is jailed for 25 years in Paris for Rwandan genocide

By Staff Reporter Sentencing is landmark for France which has been accused of harbouring Hutu suspected of 1994 genocide 800,000 Tutsi were [...]

Sierra Leone war-time leader Ahmad Tejan Kabbah dies

By Staff Reporter Mr Kabbah received help from foreign forces to help defeat rebels Sierra Leone‘s ex-president and war-time leader Ah [...]

“Pistorius carried a gun at all times” says ex-girlfriend #PistoriusMurderTrial

By Staff Reporter Oscar Pistorius‘s sister Aimee Pistorius (centre) rests her head on a friend’s shoulder on the fifth day of he [...]

African Rights group call for AU to stop Xenophobia on the rise in Africa

By staff Reporter   African groups call for the African Union to urgently respond to gender and sexuality rights violations in Africa, [...]

Global Platinum production at risk as wage negotiations collapse in SA

By Staff Reporter     Wage talks between the world’s top platinum producers and South Africa’s Association of Minework [...]
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#AntiGayLaw fallout pile up-World Bank withholds $90m loan to Uganda

Staff Reporter Days after signing the controversial Anti Homosexuality bill, President Museveni is reported to have thrown back the threats [...]
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